Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead

One of the pullouts off the side of the Cody Loop Road that serve as the Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead - the Oracle Ridge Trail starts on the other side of the road from the pullouts where the truck is parked. June 2016.One of the pullouts off the side of the Cody Loop Road that serve as the Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead - the Oracle Ridge Trail starts on the other side of the road from the pullouts where the truck is parked. June 2016.

Overview

Location

Driving Time and Distance

  • Driving Time from Speedway/Campbell: 1 hour
  • Driving Distance from Speedway/Campbell: 37.2 miles
  • Vehicle Access: Paved Roads/Passenger Car

Fees

  • Fee: No

Trails and Trailheads

Services

  • Restrooms: No
  • Water: No

Driving Directions

Google Maps Directions from the Speedway and Campbell intersection in Tucson to Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead.

Quick version:

  • North on Campbell Ave (3.5 miles)
  • Turn left onto E River Rd (1.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto AZ-77/Oracle Rd (28 miles)
  • Turn right onto American Ave (2.4 miles)
  • Turn right onto Mount Lemmon Highway (0.3 miles)
  • Turn right onto N Cody Loop Rd (0.8 miles)
  • There is no Trailhead Sign or specially designated parking, but there are several parking pullouts that can be used including one before Durant Road near a large water tank.

Start of the Oracle Ridge Trailhead off of the Cody Loop Road. June 2016.
Start of the Oracle Ridge Trailhead off of the Cody Loop Road. June 2016.
Left: Pass this sign dedicated in 1968 about the CENTS FOR SEEDS program. June 2016.
Right: Start of the Oracle Ridge Trailhead off of the Cody Loop Road. June 2016.

The water tank above the Cody Loop and Durant Roads intersection is a good landmark when looking for the trail and parking. June 2016.The water tank above the Cody Loop and Durant Roads intersection is a good landmark when looking for the trail and parking. June 2016.

Driving Directions - Map

Google Maps Directions from the Speedway and Campbell intersection in Tucson to Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead

All Trailheads - Map

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Trailheads

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Agua Caliente Hill South Trailhead: 32.274321, -110.712042
American Flag Trailhead: 32.580837, -110.720361
Avenida de Suzenu Trailhead: 32.298201, -110.730737
Babad Do\'ag Observation Site and Trailhead Parking: 32.309311, -110.720727
Bear Canyon Trailhead: 32.300779, -110.802350
Bigelow Trailhead: 32.409781, -110.713268
Box Camp Trailhead: 32.419668, -110.739977
Bug Spring Trailhead: 32.345101, -110.718245
Upper Butterfly Trailhead: 32.427277, -110.740810
Catalina State Park Trailhead: 32.425211, -110.908883
Charouleau Gap Trailhead: 32.520380, -110.884755
Davis Spring Trailhead: 32.457276, -110.637932
Golder Ranch Road Parking Area: 32.474823, -110.892434
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site End of the Road Parking Circle: 32.336230, -110.719862
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site Upper Parking Area: 32.339662, -110.717267
Hairpin Turn: 32.311623, -110.742468
Incinerator Ridge Parking Area: 32.411710, -110.705315
Iris Dewhirst Pima Canyon Trailhead: 32.353367, -110.948284
Linda Vista Trailhead: 32.380712, -110.961143
Lizard Rock Parking Pullout: 32.382799, -110.694588
Lower Green Mountain Trailhead: 32.374255, -110.690398
Marshall Gulch Trailhead: 32.428054, -110.755743
Milepost 0: 32.304094, -110.745165
Mint Spring Trailhead: 32.440167, -110.766155
Molino Basin Parking Area: 32.337338, -110.690988
Mount Bigelow Butterfly Trailhead: 32.415841, -110.714039
Oracle Ridge Trailhead: 32.451491, -110.754335
Palisade Trailhead: 32.407339, -110.719898
Red Ridge Trailhead: 32.448284, -110.769479
Richard McKee Finger Rock Trailhead: 32.336174, -110.910111
San Pedro Vista: 32.400287, -110.690083
Soldier Trail Trailhead: 32.308865, -110.735603
Mount Lemmon Recreation Area: 32.440483, -110.785733
Sunset Trailhead: 32.427543, -110.741826
Upper Green Mountain Trailhead: 32.397796, -110.689435
Ventana Canyon Trailhead: 32.327884, -110.852938
Lower Oracle Ridge Trailhead: 32.604757, -110.757670
Italian Spring Trailhead: 32.306189, -110.574231
The Lake Trailhead: 32.321015, -110.620599
Summit Trailheads: 32.441073, -110.783767
Redington Pass Backcountry Touring Area: 32.221900, -110.926000

Update Notes

  • 2017/8/14 – Add all trailheads map, Img Srcset update